Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,520,119,963520
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$186,878,61017
TOTAL$1,706,998,573537
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$21,000,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$24,903,36312
TOTAL$45,903,36313
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2010.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

21st Mortgage Corporation; ACCRA MFG; ACME BRICK; ALLOYWORKS; APPLIED UNDERWRITERS; BENJAMIN MOORE; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY; BNSF; BUFFALO NEWS; BUFFALO NEWS A DIVISION OF OBH; CALEDONIAN ALLOYS; CAMPBELL HAUSFELD / SCOTT FETZER; CANNON MUSKEGON; CENTRAL STATES OF OMAHA COS; CERRO FLOW PROD; CMH MFG; COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC; COMPLEMENTARY COATINGS; CPI ENGINEERING SVC; CTB; DALE MCLOUTH PCC STRUCTURALS; DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC; DURACELL; ECOWATER; EMPIRE DISTRIBUTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA; [...]

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$391,473,982164
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$45,820,74633
All other$131,186,794289

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2010 $4,136 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2002 $32,265 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2003 $25,600 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2004 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2005 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2011 $3,800 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2004 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2008 $6,152 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
SPECIAL METALS, INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $33,961 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Tennessee state 2017 $1,500,000 grant
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2017 $12,319 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,687 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,712 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $2,450 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $7,282 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $9,352 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $13,299 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $14,357 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $17,293 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $18,562 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $37,003 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $39,620 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $41,482 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $49,345 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $65,035 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $68,699 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $71,065 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $76,431 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $79,268 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $80,532 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $82,998 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $91,101 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $101,104 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $113,819 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $164,567 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $183,888 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $252,320 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $264,932 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $309,852 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $328,684 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2017 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2017 $6,060 property tax abatement
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Nebraska state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2014 $111,562 tax credit/rebate
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2013 $174,019 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $410,236 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $444,072 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $466,642 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $521,311 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2012 $594,301 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $701,549 tax credit/rebate
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,167,832 tax credit/rebate
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,740,586 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $2,436,339 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $3,061,715 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
NetJets and FlightSafety International Ohio multiple 2008 $67,600,000 MEGADEAL
GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
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